Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun is an artist born in Lagos, Nigeria and grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma. He now lives and works in Nashville,TN. He graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2010 with 2 degrees in…. Well, I could continue to write my biography in the third person and provide filler information with my life accomplishments, goals, and aspirations as if these facts will allow you to know me as an artist. Or you can take a moment and view my art as I welcome you into my life and humanity. My creative inspiration comes from the world around us and the things that evoke emotions. Art, for me, is more than creating aesthetic images. It is about releasing emotions that are hard to let go: one’s deepest desires, anger, frustrations, and lust. It’s about expressing the good, the bad, and ugly. It’s about finding solution, discovering yourself, and escaping. Art is therapy. Art is poetry in a different medium. It’s about solving the problems of today, bringing light to the darkness and finding truth in the lies. It is about resolve.
“The life of the man is what creates the artist.”